Flip a traditional gingerbread house design into an upgraded mode! It is great fun for the DIY decorator, as Wilton provides the ideas, techniques, and ingredients to create this cookie house upgrade. Decorate this festive cookie house kit at your next girl’s night out or family party.
Make front door. Roll out fondant to 1/16 in. thick and cut into 2 ½ x 1 ½ in. door. Attach to house. Use red icing to pipe scrolls around door. Attach candy for doorknob and wreath on door.
Decorate house front. Attach candy for wreath under eave. Use red icing to pipe fleur de lis on either side of wreath. Use white icing to pipe c-scrolls on front following shape of the sides of the house.
Make side and back windows. Roll out fondant to 1/16 in. thick and cut windows, 1 ¼ in. x 1 ¼ in. and attach one on each side of house and two on back of house. Use white icing to outline windows and pipe windowpanes and icicles under windows. Attach candy on each side. Use red icing to pipe scrolls on sides of windows.
Outline house. Use icing to pipe lines under eaves of house.
Decorate roof. Use white icing to ice roof smooth. Use red icing to pipe scrolls and c-scrolls on roof. Use white icing to pipe zigzags on roof peak and attach candy, Use red icing to pipe scrolls on front roof eaves.
Decorate base. Roll out fondant to 1/16 in. thick and cut into squares and rectangles. Use spatula and white icing to ice base. Attach fondant pieces and candy for pathway.